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My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009 By James Ross Gardner

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Prefabulous

Seattle company Method teams with architect Tom Lenchek of Balance Associates to bring Northwest style to the prefab real estate trend.

05/22/2009 By Jessica Voelker

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Arts & Culture

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A Sound Return

Detroit musician Rodriguez receives a revival thanks to Seattle label Light in the Attic. He plays a concert at The Triple Door in June.

05/28/2009 By Laura Cassidy

Web Exclusive

A Chat with Francis Ford Coppola

The esteemed movie director talks about his favorite Godfather scene, his new movie Tetro, and the hazards of bringing a personal piece to cinematic life.

05/28/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Web Exclusive

Four Questions For…

A conversation with Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who showcases his arts performance piece The Break/s: A Mixtape for the Stage at ACT Theatre in June.

05/28/2009 By Steve Wiecking

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Storm Tracker

Five reasons to watch the Storm, Seattle women’s basketball team.

05/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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How Dry I Am

Kathryn Robinson’s thoughts on her new life as a teetotaler.

05/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

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Little Boy Lost

Director Francis Ford Coppola introduces his latest film, Tetro, at the Seattle International Film Festival.

05/22/2009 Edited by Steve Wiecking

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The Flame Game

In April, Microsoft XNA struck gamer gold with The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai. Here, our thoughts on other titles the company has green-lighted for inclusion in its online Community Games program.

05/22/2009

Eat & Drink

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Things We Learned on the Coffee Tour

Savor Seattle Food Tours kicked off the Chocolate and Coffee Indulgence Tour in April. Here, some Seattle trivia we learned on the citywide expedition.

05/22/2009

OCCASIONS

Garden Spots

Local restaurants that grow their own gardens and cook with the produce.

05/22/2009

Freeze

Suck It Up

B & O Espresso, Husky Deli, Luna Park Café, and Lunchbox Laboratory serve up Seattle’s richest, creamiest, and most indulgent milkshakes.

05/22/2009

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A Fish For All Seasons

Good news, halibut lovers: Everyone’s favorite spring fish sticks around for summer. Plus, a Spring Pea and Halibut Salad recipe.

05/22/2009 By Jess Thomson

Mix

Our (New) Cold Beer

Casey Robison of Capitol Hill bar Barrio introduces Seattle to this summer’s trendiest cocktail, the michelada.

05/22/2009 By Brad Thomas Parsons

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Best Burgers

A guide to the 13 yummy, juicy, downright awesome burgers that will change your life—or at least induce a moment of culinary ecstasy. Plus, 26 other bars and restaurants with notable burgers. Included: Video coverage on the latest trend in burgers, cou

05/22/2009 By Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner

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Myth Understood

The top five things you thought you knew about Ethan Stowell’s new Capitol Hill restaurant Anchovies and Olives.

05/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

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A Note from the Editor

To Drool For

05/22/2009 By Katherine Koberg

Home & Real Estate

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A Rail Line Runs Through It

When the Sound Transit Link starts running in July between downtown and Tukwila, with Sea-Tac Airport soon to follow, how will development and investment affect Rainier Valley?

05/22/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Prefabulous

Seattle company Method teams with architect Tom Lenchek of Balance Associates to bring Northwest style to the prefab real estate trend.

05/22/2009 By Jessica Voelker

RETAIL

Please Re-Lease Me

Businesses are putting pressure on real estate developers and building owners to negotiate sweet real estate deals. Plus, proof that patience pays off: Buyers in various Seattle neighborhoods who waited out the market and got big reductions on quality pro

05/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Inbox

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Mail from the Metro

05/22/2009

News & City Life

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Buzz Kill Bills

To dig itself out of a $9 billion budget deficit, the state legislature is experimenting with new ways to leech dollars from bars and liquor suppliers.

05/22/2009 By Jessica Voelker

Yikes!

Get Ready to Rumble

All shook up: Two new seismic studies drawing on the massive rumbling of 1700 indicate an earthquake could shake Seattle sometime soon—which would spell disaster for the city’s fragile skyline.

05/22/2009 By Karen Quinn

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Clean Can Be Green

Mark Callaghan, owner of green cleaners Blue Sky, is making dry cleaning an earth-friendly business by using nontoxic soap and chemicals, liquid CO2, and biodegradable bags.

05/22/2009 By Kristin Okinaka

Election

Nickels Reelection Watch

Belltown—a regular hangout for drug addicts, drunks, and bums—has experienced a steady rise in crime. Mayoral candidate Norman Sigler has made cleaning up the neighborhood a priority. Is it a priority for Nickels?

05/22/2009

Style & Shopping

Style Counsel

Street Seen

A conversation with Pike/Pine blogger Jasmine Park about Seattle style.

05/22/2009 By Laura Cassidy

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Home Runners

Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.

05/22/2009 By Kristin Okinaka

Travel & Outdoors

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Too Cute to Live?

To rid Spokane’s Finch Arboretum of squirrels, groundskeepers pumped propane and oxygen into the squirrels’ tunnels, then sent electric charges that exploded the furry foes and their underground lairs. Needless to say, the Spokane Humane Society was less

05/22/2009 By Karen Quinn

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Flight Club

Galvin Flying pilot school is one of the best in the country and offers students a new—and harrowing and thrilling—perspective of Seattle.

05/22/2009 By Jim Gullo

Destinations

My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009 By James Ross Gardner